Celebrities Essays

  • Effects Of Celebrity Culture On Celebrities

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    Celebrities have been around since the earliest of times, starting from the ancient greek olympic games(44 BC) until today. A majority of people around the world grew up having a celebrity idol varying from: singers, actresses, painters, poets, or even athletes. We looked up to them hoping that one day we could be in their shoes and the shining star that they are. Sometimes though the person we looked up to most made bad decisions and disappointed the people that looked up to them most. It is believed

  • Celebrity Culture And Celebrity Culture

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    Celebrity culture is a concept that is hard to pinpoint. This is due to the broad spectrum the definition of the word “celebrity” itself tends to take. Nonetheless, celebrity culture has a strong role that is embedded into our everyday lives. This is particularly evident when it comes to how society approaches topics such as gender and sexuality. Beyonce is strongly celebrated in the media by being constantly portrayed as the ideal role model for women and femininity. It would not be an exaggeration

  • Celebrities

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    The word Celebrity is defined as "the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed". The Latin root of the word, ‘celebrem' (celebrity), means quite simply, "Fame". However, with the presence of definition for the word, the questions "Who is a celebrity?", and "What makes a person a celebrity?" are raised. The answers to these questions are contained within two major points, how widely reputable a person must be, and also, what a person has done to achieve this reputation. In many

  • Celebrities and their Tibet

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    Celebrities and their Tibet Tibet has long been a mystical land, a place that not many have known about. However this has changed. The celebrities have come out in force in making Tibet the center of attention. Even now, most people don't know more about Tibet than its location, somewhere in Asia. So, while the popular support of the struggle of the Tibetans has become well known due to the involvement of celebrities spreading the word, has it really helped the cause or simply let people know

  • Celebrity Activism

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    rich, dies disgraced.” With that celebrity activism has continued to changed due to multiple celebrities stepping up to the plate and becoming activists. The likes of Chance the Rapper, Beyoncé and many more have taken . Although there is a history of many celebrities being activists, to highlight a few according to Ronald Brownstein, author for the American Association of Retired Persons, “Warren Beatty, Harry Belafonte, and many more,” (AARP.org). More celebrities of our time are stepping out now

  • Stalking Celebrities

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    The Stalking of Celebrities Stalking remains Hollywood's recurrent celebrity nightmare.1 Never before have we been able to know as much about a star as we do about a close pal. Thanks to publications and TV shows that cater to the public appetite for celebrity news, there's little privacy for stars. We learn the minor details of their lives--from an early schooling, to first kiss, last divorce, drug problems, hopes and fears.2 Celebrities on their own property are not safe from high-powered lenses

  • Celebrity Politicians

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    are voting for candidates who handle themselves the best during the campaign. The candidate who is the most charismatic, funny, and outgoing is usually the person who is going to get elected. This is becoming particularly true in the case of many celebrities who have entered the field of politics. Although these people, who have gained fame in another field, are not as qualified for the job as others in the election, they find themselves capturing the majority of the vote anyway. To truly understand

  • Celebrity Image Repair Controversy: Celebrity Apologies

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    Being famous can be defined differently for all celebrities. Some celebrities need more recognition than others to feel like they are famous. They need more fans to be enthused by the work they do. Throughout their celebrity life, they tend to make mistakes which later cost them a lot and leads to a public apology. Many people assume that all celebrity apologies are easily planned, but a careful examination of Michael Phelps’ and other celebrity apologies reveals that a lot of strategies are involved

  • The Credibility Of Celebrities

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    affects on their reputation, or even psychological state. Celebrities often find themselves victimized by the paparazzi in this way, and breakdowns due to a negative appearance in the spotlight have become prevalent in modern day socialite culture. In the age of media and digitized everything, it’s surprisingly easy to find intimate details of a celebrity’s life, and even easier to find incriminating photos with falsified headlines. THESIS Celebrities often find themselves subjected

  • Celebrity Stereotypes

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    E! News tend to stereotype the images of most celebrities on TV. That’s one trend. They believe that all celebrities are one way. This problem could come from their sponsors. Most celebrities have a sponsor because they think other people have one, making it a trend to have sponsors. I, for one suggest that if one is an aspiring celebrity, they should try to create an independent label for myriad reasons. On Network TV, people stereotype celebrities like Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Angelina

  • Celebrity Manipulation

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    Celebrities, Manipulation and Obsessions The rich and powerful have been looked up to as gods from the beginning of time. In Palmers short essay response, he explains how people overestimate the influence celebrities have on others. Even though Palmer is correct that celebrities can inspire and be idolized in a positive way, modern times—and recent celebrities—have shown that it can also be the complete opposite. From a parent's perspective, it may be worrying that so many outside forces can so

  • Celebrity Power

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    tabloids. Celebrities play a huge role in people’s lives by acting as role models for those seeking guidance or advice. Celebrity characteristics and the way we view them have a significant impact on choices we make especially decisions regarding health. Sometimes it isn’t realized that a celebrity actually influenced a choice you’ve made. Although scholars have claimed that celebrities have influenced body image perception, they have neglected to fully appreciate the impacts that celebrities have on

  • Celebrities and Gossip

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    Celebrities and Gossip Have you seen the pictures of Madonna and her baby yet? Have you ever surfed the web and stumbled onto a site about celebrities? Probably so. There are thousands of sites on the web about celebrities; their official web sites, pictorials and biographical information. You can’t even go into a supermarket without being bombarded by tabloids.You can’t listen to the radio in the car. TV shows and whole networks rely on entertainment and celebrities in the news. VH1, MTV and

  • Celebrities Influence on Society

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    myself covered was over popular icons and their influence in our society. Celebrities I found hold tremendous power and influence as to how people admire them. Our society is celebrity focused and holds them on a pedestal as if they are idols. I learned that mainly celebrity icons serve as tools of worship for society. Our group looked at the topics of influence of celebrities on the consumer culture. I learned that celebrities bring light to brands and products. Majority of individuals base their decisions

  • Celebrity Gossip And The Media

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    interesting to note that blogs are currently being utilized as the best medium for celebrity gossip. Celebrity blogs are usually thronged with readers, who would like to know more about their favorite superstars. The entries of different celebrity gossip blogs are often accompanied by paparazzi photos that are usually meant to trigger a stream of comments based on the readers’ observations, enthusiasm and criticisms. Celebrity blogs typically provide great insight into the three important theoretical perspectives

  • Essay On Celebrity Culture

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    When speaking on the topic of celebrity culture, Mic Mell, the author of “Is Celebrity Culture Destroying Our Society,” says that, “They make an easy object of obsession, as celebrities are ubiquitous. The paparazzi have helped this craze by blurring the line between private citizens and public persona.” In recent discussions of the fascination with celebrity culture, a controversial issue has been whether or not the obsession with celebrities that is seen in America has had negative emotional and

  • Celebrity Rights Activists

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    topic that combines my interest of celebrity culture with my passion for social issues and movements. Issues such as racism and sexist seem to be the most prevalent issues of celebrity discussion with stars like Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj commonly promoting their importance. My question, “how and why do celebrities impact society’s opinions on social issues such as racism, sexism and classism” reflects on why we feel the need to over-identify with celebrities and why they are so important in

  • Media Portrayal of Celebrities

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    their own opinions even if it is not exactly what they feel,thats the way they think they need to do, and how they should act, they even start to dress different and soon they just lose themselves. This is exactly what the media does to celebrities. Most celebrities that we have become to know have all changed in a lot of way from before they started their career and when they actually became famous. There are many artists, actors, musicians that were once people you would not even believe. A story

  • Essay On Celebrity Gossip

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    be entertained. Rather than taking interest in other activities like reading or the arts, people take interest in celebrity gossip. Society takes an interest in celebrity gossip because it is entertainment for them or it makes them feel better about themselves. Either way, people are reading more on celebrity gossip rather than picking up a good book and reading that instead. Celebrity gossip is not bad since, in a way, it is a form of news, but with gossip websites such as TMZ.com and Perezhilton

  • The Life of Celebrities

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    and disadvantages to a celebrity life. Some of the advantages that I will evince later on in the essay are: money, popularity, good press in magazines; however, some of the disadvantages that I, too, will evince later on are: privacy intrusions, harassment and childrens’ privacy (children of the celebrities). This essay will also discuss the impact this has on us and will debate the luscious lives of celebrities – or, some may argue, the cruel, callous life of a celebrity. There are many advantages